Prime Minister delays coronavirus (COVID-19) meeting with devolved powers

Prime Minister delays coronavirus (COVID-19) meeting with devolved powers

The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Michael Gove, has responded to a joint letter from First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, and First Minister of Wales, Mark Drakeford, which they sent to Prime Minister Boris Johnson on 25 May 2021. In the letter, Gove highlighted the importance of cooperation in the response to the latest phase of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, comprising the vaccine production and rollout throughout the UK. Gove notified Sturgeon and Drakeford that the Prime Minister has agreed to delay the COVID Recovery meeting to allow for additional preparations to take place, but ‘remains keen to meet as soon as possible’.

The letter can be read in full here.

Source: A letter from the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster Michael Gove to the First Minister of Scotland and the First Minister of Wales: 27 May 2021

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